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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
“With the new Visitor Centre Stonehenge has added to a unique experience. It's always astonishing to see something so ancient in the landscape.”
  • 173 locals recommend
“New forest national park is about 45 min drive. Great for hiking and cycling ”
  • 139 locals recommend
History Museum
“Historic dockyard see the Mary rose, victory and warrior just 30min walk from our holiday home ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“Designer Discount Outlet shopping. Parking is easy and there are all the top brands available - White Company, Ralph Lauren, Asics, North Face, Ugg, Whistles, Bose etc etc. Regular chain restaurants though - oh and a casino!”
  • 125 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“An almighty creation surrounded by a beautiful Close of period houses and manicured lawns”
  • 83 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Paultons Family Theme Park | Home of Peppa Pig World is an amusement park located in the village of Ower, near Romsey, in Hampshire, England, with over 70 rides and attractions. The Peppa Pig World theme park area is based on the children's television series character. Paultons Park is the UK’s number one family theme park with over 70 exciting rides and attractions to enjoy. Paultons is home to the UK exclusive and world’s first Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, a large indoor Playzone and even Muddy Puddles to jump and play in! Lost Kingdom is our unique Jurassic land that is home to the mighty Flight of the Pterosaur suspended rollercoaster, the thrilling Velociraptor coaster, lifelike moving Dinosaurs and much more! There is an amazing variety of things to see and do at Paultons including; big rides, small rides, play areas, entertainments and an astonishing collection of animals and birds, all set within 140 acres of beautiful parkland on the edge of the New Forest National Park. Sat Nav SO51 6AL ”
  • 69 locals recommend
“Glorious Goodwood Horse Racing. World Famous, 10 minute drive from Midhurst, plus Goodwood Motor Circuit for the world renown Revival and Festival of Speed events, again only 10 minutes drive from Midhurst.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“20 minutes away is the Goodwood Motor Racing Circuit, famous for Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival etc. ”
  • 78 locals recommend
History Museum
“From the earliest motor carriages to classic family saloons, the world-famous National Motor Museum has one of the finest collections of cars, motorcycles and motoring memorabilia in the world. From legendary F1 cars and land speed record breakers for the speed freaks, to incredible examples of pioneering motoring for the history-buffs. If you time it right you'll even hear vehicles starting up! Winter OPENING HOURS 10am - 5pm (23 Sept - 22 May) Summer OPENING HOURS 10am - 6pm (23 May - 21 Sept) Beaulieu's postcode for your satnav is SO42 7ZN or take Junction 2 of the M27 and follow the brown and white tourist signs to Beaulieu and our visitor entrance.”
  • 40 locals recommend
“Outstanding reputation for high quality theatre. Look up the Festival over the summer or join a show at Christmas ”
  • 76 locals recommend
“Winchester is just 15 minutes' drive away and has some great historic buildings.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful sandy beach a short drive from the bungalow. Sand dunes are along the coast here. Lots of fun for kids! Go a bit further to East Head for wonderful national trust protected area with lovely water pools to dip your toes in.”
  • 72 locals recommend
“Miles of track, woodland paths and treetop trails for all the kids and family to explore. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
“Marwell Zoo is a 140-acre zoo situated in Colden Common near Winchester, in the English county of Hampshire. It is owned and run by the registered charity Marwell Wildlife. The zoo is home to over 1,200 animals of 135 species. Thompson's Ln, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH 100s of animals – including giraffes, tigers & penguins 140 acre park, train and 5 adventure playgrounds Daily talks and animal feeds + cafés and gifts ”
  • 34 locals recommend
“Highclere Castle was a filming location for the British comedy series Jeeves and Wooster, which starred comedians Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry. It was also used as the main filming location for the Emmy Award-winning drama series Downton Abbey and the subsequent full-length feature film based on it.”
  • 41 locals recommend
“Good menu and incredible views! We recommend walking or cycling down for an early evening drink. Service can be slow as it's very popular but worth it for the beachside location. Dog and child friendly :)”
  • 52 locals recommend

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“Good menu and incredible views! We recommend walking or cycling down for an early evening drink. Service can be slow as it's very popular but worth it for the beachside location. Dog and child friendly :)”
  • 52 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Pallant House Gallery is an interesting place to visit for Different events are held regularly and the exhibits change from the classical to the strangest I have always learnt something with each visit to the Gallery.”
  • 40 locals recommend
“Nice for a casual dinner and drinks. Make sure to try their duck pizza. Plus they're currently doing Pizza and Prosecco Thursdays!”
  • 26 locals recommend
“High end gastro pub that offers destination of couples or groups wanting a more top-end evening.”
  • 38 locals recommend
“Absolutely lovely! Cosy, quaint and bags of charm. The food is delicious and the portions are very generous. The garden is lovely and due to the close proximity to West Wittering beach, it's a dog lovers paradise! Highly recommend.”
  • 26 locals recommend
“This is a great place to eat. Booking essential in peak season and weekends.”
  • 30 locals recommend
“Wonderful beach front cafe very close to the bungalow. The breakfast is particularly good! Best place to grab a hot chocolate and watch the sunset. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
“Great local restaurant - book ahead. At the weekend there is a speak-easy hidden bar above - ask when booking... ”
  • 25 locals recommend

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